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Strategic Planning

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Benefit from Vulcan’s suite of analytical, innovative and forward-looking approaches to strategic planning to achieve their public policy objectives.

Horizon Scanning and Intelligence Gathering

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Remain ahead of the competition by being up-to-date on upcoming regulatory changes and political developments impacting your industry.

Regulatory and Policy Monitoring

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Stay fully informed of the regulatory and political debates affecting your business environment.

Stakeholder Mapping

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Vulcan identifies key stakeholders – organisations and individuals – which are critical for companies to engage with.

Communications Strategy

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Our expert team comprises leading communications specialists, who can provide your business with innovative solutions for your public relations strategies, social media planning, and media engagement and monitoring.

Risk and Crisis Management

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With its finger always on the pulse, Vulcan pre-empts risks emerging in policy decisions, media relations and financial markets that have the potential to become crises.

Regulatory Affairs Engagement

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Let our experienced public affairs experts guide you through your engagement with regulatory and political stakeholders in Dublin and Brussels.

Association Management

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We benefit from unique experience of establishing and supporting industry associations and coalitions from inception – both formal and informal.

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Strategic Planning

Vulcan helps clients achieve their public policy objectives by bringing a suite of analytical, innovative and forward-looking approaches to strategic planning and developing solutions to make the more conceptually difficult issues tangible.


Working closely with businesses to understand their culture and aims, we set priorities, identify the required resources, and determine the threats and opportunities.


With Vulcan’s help, companies can develop detailed public affairs plans to engage all relevant stakeholders and determine the most effective routes for advocacy. Through careful planning, we provide clients with services that strengthen their foundation and drive sustainable competitive advantage.

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Horizon Scanning and Intelligence Gathering

At Vulcan, we know that companies need to stay one step ahead of regulatory and political changes. We understand that business leaders’ first priority is their managing their day-to-day business operations – not monitoring political debates.
Benefitting from our knowledge and insights across the European institutions and local and national governments, Vulcan ensures that our clients remain up to date on upcoming regulatory changes and political developments, thus being able to entirely focus on running their businesses!
By leveraging our extensive understanding of politics across all levels of government and across the political divide, our analyses cut through the noise – providing you with the right information to make the right decisions for your business.

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Regulatory and Policy Monitoring

Our expert regulatory and policy monitoring ensures that our clients are, at all times, fully aware of the political and policy environment in which they operate. We assist clients in navigating the political, regulatory and economic landscape so that companies remain abreast of the latest developments, quickly understand their business implications.
Our expert teams in Dublin and Brussels tailor their our reports to your specific objectives and requirements – may it be political insights, regulatory updates, or legislative developments.
Our regulatory and policy reports are accompanied by expert analysis so that our clients not only know what is happening, allowing you to efficiently turn your insights into comprehensive and impactful public affairs engagement and communications strategies.

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Stakeholder Mapping

Knowing who to talk to is an often overlooked, yet essential step in any successful public affairs campaign. Vulcan identifies key stakeholders – organisations and individuals – which are critical for companies to engage with.

We inform clients of the main players at both the political and official level so that companies can advocate for positive policy changes. We ensure your message is tailored and relevant to particular stakeholders for maximum impact.

Our detailed stakeholder maps establish clear pictures of your key audiences, the influencers in your sector and the conversations being had.

They provide clarity on who your target stakeholders are, where relationships already exist, and how these target audiences can best be reached. They also inform on which subject it will be best to engage.

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Communications Strategy

Corporate reputations have never been more important than in our current hyper-digital and 24/7 news media environment.

Our expert team comprises leading communications specialists, who can assist companies with developing innovative and forward-looking public relations strategies to lead their social media planning, media engagement and monitoring. We develop eye-catching and effective campaigns to raise our clients’ profiles, build momentum and advance appropriate policy solutions.

We do this in a variety of ways, such as identifying high profile champions to advocate for causes, developing digital campaign strategies with impactful visual resources, or building political momentum through targeted co-operations with media organisations, as well as key institutional and private sector stakeholders..

We seamlessly become part of your communications, PR, marketing, and public affairs teams with experienced and dedicated staff that develop simple, straightforward, cost effective and innovative campaigns that get the results you need.

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Risk and Crisis Management

Threats can severely damage your company’s credibility and potentially compromise your market position. Companies need to ensure that all perceptions of its brand it protected – as well as the knock-on consequences of employee morale and investor confidence.

The ability to prioritise risks and crises – as well as how you manage it effectively and recover any damage to your reputation are just as important. This is where Vulcan Consulting excels.

Our risk management process is designed to advise clients on all issues related to the management and mitigation of risk.

With its finger always on the pulse, we pre-empt risks emerging in policy decisions, media relations and financial markets that have the potential to become crises. We identify procedures to minimize their impact, making sure companies are prepared to respond quickly and efficiently as crises emerge.

Vulcan Consulting can help you
• Map potential threats to your company
• Develop crisis strategic communication strategies
• Building the necessary infrastructure to navigate and overcome such scenarios.

We help you build the right relationships before you realise you might need them.

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Regulatory Affairs Engagement

As an independent agency, we are flexible, responsive, and nimble. Our engagement strategies are bespoke and tailor-made to your requirements. We give strategic, honest advice and roll up our sleeves as your extended team.

Our experienced Dublin team comprises former Ministers, parliamentarians, parliamentary advisors, civil servants, and policy and communications experts. We have unparalleled senior-level contacts within the Irish Government, parliamentary parties, and amongst the senior ranks of the Irish civil service.

We are well connected across the NGO sector, trade associations, local Government, and of course national and regional media and are extremely effective at reaching key audiences.

Our accomplished team in our Brussels office, with an extensive background of working within the EU’s legislative environment. With policy experts across financial services, health, energy and environmental policy, as well as security and defense, we are perfectly placed to lead your business’ regulatory affairs engagement.

Our team monitors all key policy developments within the EU institutions and the broader political landscape relevant to your fields of interest, providing you with award-winning assistance to successfully steer your public affairs engagement towards EU policy makers.

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Association Management

We benefit from unique experience of establishing and supporting industry associations and coalitions from inception – both formal and informal.

Our team will provide you with the right strategic advice on how and when to engage with relevant legislative and industry stakeholders to further your business objectives. We regularly deal with member organisations to help them overcome differences and agree on effective ways of working.

We excel at identifying and leveraging individual strengths of member companies to maximise overall impact.

We recognise that each industry association and coalition requires a tailored approach. In this sense, we offer different models to suit your requirements – from external support services to setting up full-service secretariat, management and representative structures.